Tagged: Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman. journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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‘It’s a mean nasty world’: In statement on Khashoggi murder, Trump says relationship with Saudi Arabia most important

By MARIAM KHAN In an extraordinary statement, President Trump on Tuesday defended Saudi Arabia in the face of mounting pressure over the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “Representatives of Saudi Arabia say that Jamal Khashoggi was an “enemy of the state” and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but my decision is in...

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In Khashoggi murder case, Trump is torn between 2 tyrants

With “friends” and allies like Turkey and Saudi Arabia, the Trump administration must wonder: Who needs an actual enemy like Iran in the Middle East? Almost from the moment that Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi  — a legal resident of the U.S. and a contributor to the Washington Post —...